EFSA Publishes Safety Evaluation of Enzyme Trypsin

Recently the European Food Safety Authority published “The Safety Evaluation of Food Enzyme Trypsin from Porcine Pancreas” in accordance with Article 12 of EC No. 1331/2008. The food enzyme is intended to be used for hydrolysis of whey proteins as ingredients in infant formula and foods for special medical purposes. The scope of the report included the appropriate clinical studies and a toxicological evaluation. No allergic reactions to pancreatic porcine enzymes were observed in hydrolyzed foods. EFSA concluded that there were no safety concerns around the use of trypsin from porcine pancreas under the intended conditions of use.

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Posted on 23 July 2021